They've waited 50 years but people in Kingskerswell only have to wait a little longer for a bypass to ease traffic in the Devon villageRead the full story ›
All traffic has been stopped on both carriageways of the M5 at junction 23 due to a serious collision.
There are delays on the southbound carriageway near the exit for Bridgwater due to the incident, and a rolling road block is in place on the northbound carriageway to allow an air ambulance to land.
A fallen tree and a landslip has closed the A386 in both directions near Torrington.
It's affecting the stretch between Loxdown Road (Weare Giffard ) and Rolle Road (Great Torrington).
Clear up is taking place.
The A39 in Cornwall is closed in both directions between Penryn and Devoran.
The closure comes into effect at the B3292 (Treluswell Roundabout) and is causing congestion on the A39 to the A394.
It's after an accident involving two vehicles early this morning (4 November). The road closure is expected to last until midday.
The airline Flybe has announced it will provide bigger and faster planes from Newquay - shortening the journey between Cornwall and London.Read the full story ›
Flybe is expected to make an announcement at Newquay Airport today about more flights from the region.
It's after a controversial £5 passenger tax was scrappedat the airport last week. Cornwall Council says the new agreement will benefit the county's travellers.
A controversial tax on passengers flying from Newquay Airport is to be scrapped. Cornwall council has taken the decision to remove the £5 fee from the end of March next year. The hope is that it will help encourage new airlines to fly from the airport.
The council says since “public service obligation” was introduced there's been an increase in the numbers of people using the airport.
Adam Paynter, the council’s cabinet member for resources, said that this had resulted in higher revenues which had, in turn, led to a reduction in the current level of subsidy provided to the airport.
Ryanair are holding a press conference tomorrow regarding the changes.
Highways England has set out how £2 billion of government investment to improve the capacity of roads in the South West will be used.Read the full story ›
Highways England has set out how £2 billion of government investment to improve the capacity of roads in the South West will be used.
The plans aim to make journeys faster and more reliable, and boost the region's economy.
Highways England, the government-owned company which took over responsibility for England’s motorways and major A roads earlier this year, has set out its plan for the South West.
- Improvements to the M5 J23 at Bridgwater - which will support proposals to develop around 5,000 new homes and create more than 4,000 new jobs
- An upgrade for the A30 between Carland Cross and Chiverton Cross in Cornwall - this will support local plans which would see an increase of over 22,000 homes and more than 11,000 jobs
- Dualling the A303 between Sparkford and Ilchester
- Dualling the A358 from the M5 at Taunton to the A303 at Southfields
Millions of pounds worth of funding has also been promised for maintenance schemes, making provisions for cyclists, and for improving the environment.
Our road network connects, people, places and business and this new investment will bring huge improvements to journeys around the South West
The £2 billion investment in the South West of England will significantly improve journeys and help create jobs.
Drivers face the prospect of a 20mph limit becoming standard on inner-city roads as part of a blitz on dangerous driving. What's your view?Read the full story ›